Opened in 2019 on land once owned by the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (RTA), Aspen Place is a 40-unit affordable development in the EcoVillage, a compact area in Cleveland, Ohio’s Detroit Shoreway neighborhood that is dedicated to environmental sustainability.
In March 2022, the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University hosted “Bringing Digitalization Home,” a symposium exploring how digital technology might influence how housing is built, used, and financed.
The 2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing (IAH) Student Design and Planning Competition partnered with Atlanta Housing (AH) to challenge the competitors to create innovative solutions for redeveloping the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.
In King County, Washington, which includes the city of Seattle, Native Americans account for only 1 percent of the population but 15 percent of the total population of those experiencing homelessness and 32 percent of the total population of those experiencing chronic homelessness.
The 2022 Innovation in Affordable Housing Student Design and Planning Competition challenges students to find innovative solutions for redeveloping the Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center complex and the land it sits on.
Demand for office and retail space in commercial buildings is declining with the transition from brick-and-mortar shopping to ecommerce and the increasing appeal of remote work, both of which have been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In June 2016, the city of Long Beach, California released the Midtown Specific Plan, which outlines a framework for implementing streetscape and economic improvements along Long Beach Boulevard, a 369-acre transit corridor providing access to the rest of the city.
“The United States and the world face a profound climate crisis.” Thus begins Executive Order 14008, “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad,” which President Biden issued on January 27, 2021.
In March 2021, the Milwaukee Soldiers Home, a historic landmark on the grounds of the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center, that once housed elderly and disabled Civil War veterans in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, reopened as a supportive housing complex for veterans.
Exclusionary land use laws perpetuate segregation, threaten the supply of affordable housing, and hinder sustainable development. Although these issues are mainly a product of local zoning codes, states can enact zoning reforms that address equity, economy, and environmental concerns.
Addressing the high cost and limited stock of available housing units in the Washington, D.C. region requires innovative solutions and partnerships to ensure that low-income households can access affordable housing.